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The City Wide Symphony’s Holiday Concert

The City Wide Symphony's Holiday Concert

► DATE:  Saturday, December 9th, 2023  TIME:  06:00pm 

►  Copernicus Center Doors Open:  5:00pm  •  All ages welcome

$10 for Adults
$7 for Seniors
FREE for 12 & under

The Chicago Park District is proud to present Jefferson Memorial Park’s very own historic City Wide Symphony Orchestra in their 77th Season for a Holiday Concert at the Copernicus Center! 

Founded in 1947, The City Wide Symphony Orchestra is an all volunteer community orchestra that provides an opportunity for talented Chicago area musicians of all ages to perform in a semi-professional orchestra through a variety of concerts and programs throughout the year that contribute to the cultural life of the community.

The City Wide Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to nurturing, facilitating, and promoting a community appreciation for symphonic music and the support of music as a lifelong avocation.

The Chicago City Wide Symphony Orchestra’s repertoire maintains a studied selection of serious and challenging classical works, accessible classic and light classic genre, uniquely American pieces, and less well known orchestral music deserving of a hearing by modern artists and audiences.

This December, music lovers of all ages will be delighted by a program filled with Holiday favorites including Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride, and Christmas Festival, The Blue Danube Waltz by the Austrian composer Johann Strauss II, Babes in Toyland by composer Victor Herbert, and selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite, as well as the Chicago premier of Lights On!- A Hanukkah Celebration!  By Russell Steinberg. These selections mixed along with others will provide an evening of festiveness that will enlighten your holiday spirit.

The City Wide Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to be part of your family’s 2023 holiday traditions that will hopefully continue for years to come. This performance is sure to bring joy, excitement and musical merriment to the whole family.

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Monday – Friday: 10.00 am – 02.00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Not open on Holidays 

For Ticket & Box Office inquiries please call 773-205-0044 or email [email protected]

Copernicus Center Event Patrons:
“An inherent risk of exposure to COVID exists in any place where people gather. COVID is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. You assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting COVID or any other communicable disease or illness, or a virus, bacteria, or other pathogen capable of causing a communicable disease or illness, while attending the event or otherwise utilizing Copernicus Foundation’s services and/or entering onto its premises, whether occurring before, during, or after the event. You further voluntarily release and waive all claims and potential claims against etix, Copernicus Foundation and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, successors and assigns and their respective officers, employees, contractors, consultants and agents, Event Organizers, the Venue, the Presenter, the Event, the Event Producers, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, successors and assigns and their respective officers, employees, contractors, consultants and agents, in connection with exposure, infection, and/or spread of COVID or another communicable disease or illness, bacteria, virus, or pathogen related to your attendance at the event and/or utilization of Copernicus Foundation’s services and premises. We reserve the right to unilaterally make changes to health protocols according to updated public health guidance and law. By continuing, you agree to these terms.”

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